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CollegeWealth 529 Savings

Save for your child's college education

Best if you

  • Need to save for future educational expenses—for your child, a friend or even yourself
  • Want FDIC-insured savings
  • Are interested in tax-free growth and state tax deductions1


  • No minimum or maximum annual contribution requirements
  • Contributions are hassle-free when you set up direct deposit from your BB&T account
  • Use online banking to transfer money to your 529 account, or make deposits at any BB&T branch
  • Total savings of $350,000 per beneficiary allowed2


BB&T CollegeWealth 529 Savings is sponsored by Virginia College Savings Plan (Virginia529). Virginia529 manages many aspects of the BB&T CollegeWealth 529 Savings, including account changes, withdrawals and rollovers. See the following resources for more information:

Questions about withdrawals? Contact Virginia College Savings Plan at 888-567-0540.

Keep tabs on your account

  • Use U by BB&T®, our customizable online and mobile banking experience, to monitor your BB&T and non-BB&T accounts, pay bills, set and track spending, manage your receipts and more
  • Receive important account alerts by email or text
  • Choose online statements for convenient access to your account statements from your computer or mobile device

Learn about tax-advantaged college savings plans.

Determine your savings goals to attend the college of your choice.

It's no secret that college is expensive. But if you have a handle on the costs of attending college, you'll be better able to set your savings goals.

Not convinced that a CollegeWealth 529 Savings account is right for you?

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Learn about fees and ways you can avoid them.

1The information provided should not be considered as tax or legal advice. Please consult with your tax advisor and/or attorney regarding your individual circumstances.

Fees from your mobile or data carrier may apply. A monthly service fee applies if you choose to access your online banking financial data through QuickBooks® or Quicken® Direct Connect.

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